Apple has today released tvOS 9.2 beta 6 to developers (build 13Y5232a). tvOS 9.2 is a major update that brings folders for grouping apps on the home screen, support for Bluetooth keyboards, new Siri languages and an updated app switcher UI to the 4th generation Apple TV.
NCAA announced that it will allow direct access to all the March Madness 2016 games across more platforms than ever before, including the new Apple TV. NCAA March Madness Live app will be available on the Apple TV App Store this Thursday, in time for the playoffs, which kick off March 15.
After adding tvOS support for Digits and Crashlytics, Twitter Fabric has now officially released Answers for tvOS: a real-time app analytics for Apple TV. Answers for tvOS brings the same suite of powerful tools we have come to enjoy with Answers for iOS and OS X — all seamlessly working for the apps on Apple TV.
Michael Flarup is a designer, entrepreneur and co-founder of Robocat – a digital agency from Denmark, which has recently designed an Apple TV app for Danish National Television (DR TV). On his blog, Michael shared some of the experiences they have made building tvOS apps for the largest content providers in Denmark.
His list of useful tips for creating great Apple TV apps include:
Apple has just released a minor software update for Apple TV 3. According to the official release note, Apple TV Software Update 7.2.1 only includes “general performance and stability improvements.” However, Apple also posted a security document listing a whole bunch of security fixes included in the new firmware.